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“Great atmosphere, average food.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Arribale

Arribale
Rua de Barroca 40, Lagos 8600-688, Portugal
00351 918 55 66 18
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Ranked #20 of 265 restaurants in Lagos
Price range: $27 - $34
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Sydney, Australia
1 review
“Great atmosphere, average food.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We came here with pretty high expectations, and although it had a great atmosphere and a pretty setting, we were a little dissapointed in the food. The food was fresh and simple, lacking flavour, and portion size was on the small end of the lagos scale. Come here expecting a simple meal, with no frills.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Excellent service, friendly staff and delicious food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

Lucky enough to get the last table for two (without booking). Staff were very welcoming. Lots of choices on the menu. We decided on the mixed grill for two. As we sat near the entrance we could see when our food was getting cooking on the charcoal grill, plus the waiter let me taste the peri peri dressing before it went on the chicken to make sure it wasn't too spicy! The mixed grill of rib fillet beef, pork, ribs was delicious, perfectly cooked, tender, juicy and flavoursome. This was served with a nice garden salad and some herb and buttered boiled potatoes. It also came with a tasty home made tomato type sauce- had to get more of it too!
Best customer service ever! Staff Came to check if everything was okay- but not too often that it became annoying. Will definitely visit next time we're in lagos!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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cumbria
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Quirky restaurant with lovely atmoshphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We loved this very unusual little restaurant for it's good food and romantic atmoshphere. The fish was simple and cooked to perfection and was enjoyed with good wine. You must try the pear charlotte, it was divine!! I would definately recommend this place but you must book in advance.

Visited June 2013
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Lagos, Portugal
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Hidden secret in Lagos”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We visited after checking TripAdviser on arrival to Lagos!The restaurant through a narrow entrance in the City Old Wall, interesting Bistro Style Interior.Warmly Greeted by Ken mentioned
his TripAdviser recommend he replied no pressure then! We then received excellent service and
Delicious Dinner of fresh grilled fish !we both enjoyed wonderful Seabass with interesting sides!!
the Dry House White was just right for our choice .The generous portions meant we were replete
And "Happy". Highly recommended!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Landstuhl, Germany
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144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great Location, Great Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

A friend and I recently tried Arribale on a girl's trip to Portugal. This was some of the best service I've had in the past couple of years living in Europe. The staff was so friendly and gave great recommendations. The food was excellent as well as the prices. We really appreciated the central, yet quiet location. This place should be on every Lagos itinerary.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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